Yulieski Gurriel is Projected to Be the #11 First Baseman-DH...Behind Jose Abreu and Ahead of Matt Carpenter the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Yulieski Gurriel to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 81.51 projected fantasy points puts him at #11 behind Jose Abreu and ahead of Matt Carpenter. He has averaged 3.19 fantasy points in his past 262 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.66 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#4) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 99%, he is the #10 most highly owned first baseman. Yulieski Gurriel is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #7 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#9 Cody Bellinger (100% OWN)83 FP, 3.67 per game414 FP, 159 gp, 2.61 per game (#27)
#10 Jose Abreu (100% OWN)82 FP, 3.31 per game376 FP, 128 gp, 2.93 per game (#13)
#11 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)82 FP, 3.66 per game380 FP, 136 gp, 2.8 per game (#20)
#12 Matt Carpenter (72% OWN)77 FP, 2.81 per game517 FP, 156 gp, 3.31 per game (#4)
#13 Eric Hosmer (94% OWN)75 FP, 2.74 per game381 FP, 157 gp, 2.43 per game (#35)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Yulieski Gurriel is projected for 6.04 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #15 ranked first baseman and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Shin-Soo Choo but behind Matt Olson the rest of the week. His projected rank in Week 24 is the same as it is in Week 23. He is projected for 17.94 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#13 Carlos Santana (100% OWN)6.2 FP (98% ST)3.53 FP
#14 Matt Olson (87% OWN)6 FP (76% ST)2.98 FP
#15 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)6 FP (95% ST)3.66 FP
#16 Shin-Soo Choo (88% OWN)6 FP (74% ST)2.89 FP
#17 Anthony Rizzo (100% OWN)5.9 FP (79% ST)3.32 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#13 Jesus Aguilar (42% OWN)18.6 FP (25% ST)2.86 FP
#14 Matt Carpenter (72% OWN)17.9 FP (43% ST)2.81 FP
#15 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)17.9 FP (95% ST)3.66 FP
#16 Khris Davis (82% OWN)17.4 FP (41% ST)2.94 FP
#17 Matt Beaty (6% OWN)17.4 FP (4% ST)3.04 FP

YULIESKI GURRIEL IS JUST THE #15 C/1B ON FANDUEL BUT IS THE #7 HIGHEST PRICED ON 8/31

Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (C/1B) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#13 Daniel Murphy10.5 FD Points$3500
#14 Brandon Dixon10.4 FD Points$2200
#15 Yulieski Gurriel10.3 FD Points$3700
#16 Matt Beaty10.3 FD Points$2800
#17 Eric Hosmer10.1 FD Points$3100

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

YULIESKI GURRIELFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019824.717.314.36.40.7
-- Per Game (22 Proj)3.70.210.780.640.290.03
8/26 to 9/1 (1.9 Games)6.00.301.20.990.340.04
9/2 to 9/8 (5.1 Games)17.91.03.93.21.10.13
2019 Season454279578323
-- Per Game (126 GP)3.60.210.750.620.250.02
2018 to 201983540179148558
-- Per Game (262 GP)3.20.150.680.560.210.03